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f ' ........................ NOTICE p 10 YEARS AGO --- 1949 Constable Fred Earnshaw of ed as general council for the North A large forest fire was burnin~ ] Harpers Ferry resigned. I era Virginia Power Co. and was out of control'on the remote and l William E. Barney sold "Mead-isucceded by R. Gary Williams of rugged crest of the Blue Ridge low Bluff" farm to Edwin Taylor lWinchester. mountains south of here. I Winkler for $5 709. L.M. Long sold the Butler farm .-. The contract for a new Moller ] The Jefferson County Young ln.theR.idge..Rad nrthfShen ripe urgan for the Charles Town ]Democratic Club was reorzanized Iannan ouncnon ~_ y'loyo ~=mias Methodist Church was signed by |with the following officers: Miss ]ior $110..per acre. 'l'ne iarm con- officers of the Church. The organ [Carrie Lee Strider nresident" M tainea zoo acres. is a memorial to the late Alma Lee IE Alger and Mrs 'E~dw'ard ~ohn" I James K. Hendricks was up- Strider and is given by her hus- [~'on vice r~resident- Mrs Re=inald Ipinted County Road Engineer by band Melvin T Strider and her V':: .'~ . '=~. " '. ,,~.'" ~.^~?~,... }the County Court for the ensuing , - - /walsrl oI ~eflrneysw.t=, .~cr~uury ,+ im daughter Mrs. Joseph Chris,Lian /and Robert F Trail of Harriers i~e" " both of Charles Town. [Ferry treasurer - ' ------- Apple bloom may reach peak by | ' " " ~"---- I , 50 YEARS AGO -- 1909 . middle of April. Cherries had some | 39 YEARS AGO -- 1929 mrs. wm. B. Packette purcnas- freeze damage but loss is minor. ]Miss Marguerite Derr Maddex Ied of C. F. Wall, the lot ~t the Charles Town High School has ]of Engle was appointed Jefferson corner of George andlAberty St. been notified that the "Richochet" |County nrincess to the Armle Bids lt'naries Town Ior SZ,UUO. published by the Journalism Class |sore F sSval ai'Winchest ' Va. bY l William Link adm : sol: a farm has been rated "Superior" in t'he |State Senator Robinson ' i of 175 acres near umlla ~o W. W. statewide competition of high | MARRIED In Cha~'les" Town b" I and N. W. Myers for $11,300. school ~)aners Hi~hest ulaee is / . : . s] A proposal to consolidate Har- :'First H'm{ors;; second' is ::Select'; ]the Rev. Hun.ter Davidson at his I pers Ferry and Bolivar making one ,hlr,~' i ,,~,,~,~.i'~,.;, ~,,~" r .... .~ ~ |home, Miss Eliz. Frazier and Mr. 'town of the .two was defeated in .......... t- .................... IS~ It "'" "~ 1 .... "~": "------',,~--~ "' ~ ~Ua" W wr'm ootn ol ~ummit a referendum there l~J/.'~ bl 1 1~ Ul hi lea. |V . ' - , [ - . omt" at tne Presbyterian Manse DIED:John Wflham Ellyett at I. . , , :k .- .. .~. ~ DIED: In C'~larles Town, John . in waynesooro i--~ Dy me ttev hls home at Eardane Clarence I ~ , ., I j Dillow and Ex Confe-%rate w" C Jenkins at his home in PP~- lDr. Rutherford Mr. Harry P Jen/ " .. .. ~" :" _ L~- . ~.," . . ' . ' eran"_~ear ~aroane Josepn ~:n- bur-h P- |kms of Duffields and Mms Ehz. I . L ..... , ": . , '~- - ~ tie"In ~narles fowl2'M.rs Agnes Mrs Salma Engle of Martln~burg W. ' ' , . Hugh S. Moler of Baker:/w~. ~ ~,. la~n,i~ no,~,,~,'~ ,,, [Kearnsley Cooke,wife of Henry ton announces the engagement oI ..... ....... ~" ..... ~" ........ ~ .... /H Cooke" near ~inr~n ~Jr* (~,. her dau-hter Nanc" Lou to Wil Charles Town by ~he Roy. Good- ~.7" _ :- . ~-'- "~'7:' --:~'."-. " ~ - win Frazer Dewe R Bake~ and ~nenne ~v~ ~a~ue wlie oI d J liam Edward Morgan son of Mrs , Y " .... ' " 'Miss Vir-inia Renner "'-th ~f th^ ILa~ue; on Eagle Ave. Charles Emma L. Mor=an and the late Mr ,. ~ , uu u ~ ]Town Mrs Mar" J Mer'-'''~-'' :Mo~"'~- '~f ~h~'~h~r'~s~ .....' county; In Charles Town by the ._ ~. ~ _:~,~y_:~s, ~. ,... ,.. ~ ~ u~u... R.v w I") ~ro.n. Thnm~ pJonI near Nlyers~own, ~erry w. r'ler; -- kins and Miss Katie I Cli"" on the Leetown Road Mrs. Mary 20 YEARS AGO -- 1939 " ' ~' :Pigeon ' h t~rnun of m-mhers of (h- L,. DIED:At the home of her dau- ~,v "J ,r wln.~om ,~,~ ,,~h,,,,~ ~,heran Church in the Charles g tel in t-n laaelpma, t-a., t~i,. to the pastorate of the Charles Town community who have been without a place of worship, met to arrange for the organization of a Sunday School as well as a place for public worship. The first wor- ship service will be .held April 16 by the Roy. John Fray at the Epis copal Chapel in Ransom DIED:At his home near Zoar. David Isaac Henretta; at the home of her brother in Hagers- town, Mrs. Frances O. Daniels; at her home east, of Mr. Harrison Mrs. Jennie Dillow. The Independent Fire Co. has added to their equipment an H. H. Inhalator. Eliz. Glenn Barnes, native of Jeff erson County; at his home near !Kearneysville Abram S. Miller life long resident of the county Real Estate Sales: C. F. Wall purchased the farm of N. C. Hay- sleet in Middleway district; also a two story brick business building opposite the Thomas Jefferson Hotel; Charles H. Strider purchas- ed Shadyside farm containing 260 acres. A Tarm of 27 acres near Kabletown was bought by George Hale. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1919 A Moore Jr. of Berryville resign- I I III Ill I FARM OANS --Short. Long or Intermediate Term (Land Bank or PCA)--For Any Farm Purpose. --Repayment Plan to Fit Farm Income-- --Credit Life Insurance Available if Desired-- Town Methodist Church; Rev. K. Nevitt to Shenandoah Junction and Roy. D. A. Berry to Jefferson Clrcui,t by the Bal.tlmore Annual Conference in session in Balti- more. 60 YEARS AGO --- 1899 Miss Daisy R. Lunceford of C~arles Town and Mr. Walter R. Bates of the county were marFied at the Baptist parsonage in Char les Town by the Rev. L. R. Milbour he. Mrs. Sa~'ah E. Whi.tting'ton. wi- dow of the late Benj. Whit~tAngton .died suddenly at the home of ,her dauffhter Mrs. Jas. W. Gore in this county. Hen. William Hicks Travers for years an esteemed member of the Charles Town bar. died suddenly while visitin~ his son-in-law. W. W. Coo, Radford, Va. 70 YEARS AGO --- 1889 MARRIED:In Staunton, Va. George T. Kearsley of Radford, Va. formerly of Charles Town to Miss Ellz. Anderson Pat,ton of Staunton, Va.; Berryville. Va. by Vhe Rev. J. H Wilson, Miller B. Bane ,of this coumy and Miss Llna Brotherton of Clarke County, Va.; in Berryville, Va. by the same minister. John A. Kirby and Miss Laura V. Robey, both of Clarke. DIED:At his home east of the Shenandoah River, Lee ,H. Dlllow. Capt. Jno. Milton Locke. for years a merchant in Berryville, Va. died suddenly in Washington. TODAY Is the TOMORROW wt thought abaut YESTERDAY. Drlv~ CAREFULLY. The LII~ lrOIr~ g~v~ Maw ~ TOlrrR, (,WW ~.~-.~.~p.~.~=~. .... . WALL PAPER FARM CREDIT CO-OP. W. W. ItAMMOND, Asst." ,See.- Treas. Monday,, --County Agent's Office 10-12 Standard Time Dial Shepherdstown 4441 or Martinsburg AM 7-8011 I PATTERNS. We have New Wall Paper Patterns, 48 Cents and Up for Double Roll. Remnants as Io , as Up to $80.00 Trade In Allowance on This Set and others. Extra Trade In Allowance on ALL Models Now Being Given. TRADE NOW AND SAVE! F RADIO -- TELEVISION -- APPLIANCES 25 Cents a Roll. Western Auto Associate Store PHONE 769 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. "Z" is for the Zeal with which we serve prescrip- tion patrons. Count on us, always, for prompt and precise compounding. You will like our courte- ous service aud fair pr/ces. So, be sure to bring us your Doctor's preser/p- tions. Thank you! NICHOLS STUCK I HARMACISTS Phone 173 Charles Town, .W. V/. OOOOOOOOOOO0 222 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. Of Special Election By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands w a.,_ues,a"",-.vr. 21 The children of lVh's. Julia A special election "for change in Viands assisted by her daughter- boundaries for the Corporation of in-laws gave her a surprise ~birth Cfiarles Town, W. Va. will be held day party on Wednesday evening, on Tuesday, April 21. ;April 1st celebrating her 64th bir- On motion duly made ~by Gee- thday which was held at the home rge Mullen and seconded by How- of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Viands on ard Sect:rise, the council unani- Congress Street in town. A large mously adopted the following or- birthday cake with 64 candles dinance re,lating to the change in which about filled the cake cen- the boundaries of the Ci,ty of Char tered the table. Ice cream, potato les Town, setting down a special chips, mints and home made fud election date and adopting rules ge were served by the hostess as- concerning the holding ofsaid sisted by Mrs. Helen'Shirley and special election. Mrs. Elva Viands. Among those Whereas, more than five per- present beside myself were Mr. cent (5'/~) of the freeholders re- Bert Viands, Mr. and Mrs. Albert siding in the City of Charles Town Viands Jr. and children, Miss desiring to change the corporate Mary and Nancy, Mr. and Mrs. limits thereof, have filed their pc- Ronald Wiles and d~ughter Cheryl ti.tions in writing duly verified Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hovermale setting forth the change proposed and daughter Donna Lynn. Davie in the metes and bounds of such Viands, IV~r. and Mrs. Harry Shir- corporation; and asked that a vote ley and children, Judy, Harry, be taken upon the proposed chan- Bobble, Debbie and Donald Lee, ge. Mr. John Viands and Miss Mabel And whereas said peti,tion was Aits,: Mr. and Mrs. Travis ~riands accompanied.by an accurate sur- and sons Glenn and Jacki~e and vevshowimy g Dy metes and bounds Miss Joann Jackson. I received so the territory to be embraced with many nice and useful preserves. in the new boundary as follows, to All' left wishing me many more wit: happy birthdays. Beginning at a stake (1) on the Mrs. Buss Stagner Jr, was a call southern limits (15 feet, from the er on Tuesday with her grandpar center line of track of Vhe B. & ents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Painter O. R~lroad, Valley Branch a cor near Murrell Hill. nor of hanson; thence with ~he Mrs. Robert Frye gave her son railroa~i also a line of hanson N- 8ylveseter a birthday dinner on 24-04 E 1381 feet.to a stake (2) on Sunday. His birthday was the sec !the south line of a Public road end but by being 'home only over a corner of hanson; thence With the weekend he celebrated it on ,the road N 87-32 E 9~1 feet to a the 5th. Those helping him were stake (3) thence along another Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks, Mr. line of l~nson N 8~11 W 3183 feet and Mrs. Willlam Frye of Bruns- to a stone (4# thence $1ong ~ new wick, Mr. and Mrs. Sublette Cha.m line through the land of Burns N bHn of hanson, his parents Mr. 73-00 E 3500 feet to a stake (5); and Mrs. Robert Frye. A large thence further ~hrough' Burns birthday cake centered the table S 70-17 E 1074 feet to a point on baked by his mother. Sylvester re west side of the North abutment ceived some nice presents. of the bridge on ~he Flowing Mr. and Mrs. Lee Brandenburg Springs road (6); thence with the of Martinsburg were callers on said road S 32-17 W 485.3 feet; S Sunday afternoon with Mr. and 35-24 W 2709 ft.; S 41-44 W 129.5 Mrs. George Jones. feet; S 54-10 W 623.3 feet to a nail Mr. and Mrs. William Dillow in the center of the road (10) and daughter Tana of the Bloom thence leaving said road and run cry visited with the latters moVher n~ng 'through the la~d of Boyle S Mrs. Mary Frye at Point of Rocks 4-54 E 2420 feet crossing Route Md. on Sunday and Monday. 340 ,to a stake (11) on the South '~nday callers with Mr. and line of said road; thence through Mrs. Bert Viands were Mr. and the land, of Dutrow and Willis S Mrs. Floyd Fawver of Martinsburg 4-26, W 2896 feet ,to ,a stake (12) Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Dutrow and thence th~0ugh Willis and Jones Mr. and Mrs. Robert McSherry of S 20-34 W 4541.7 feet to a stake Hagerstown and Mrs. George (13); ,thence through Jones and Jones. crossing Route 9 and throug~h the Mrs. John Milton and children lands of McCabe, Burns and Perry of Mll~lville were Saturday callers N 61-50 W 5481.9 feet to a stake ~ith Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Turn- (14) 10 feet from an original cot- blin and family. nor of Charles Town; thence along Mr. and Mrs. John Pennington a Hne p~rpallel ~x) and 10 feet from and two children of Leetown were an original line of Charles Town Sunday evening visitors with Mr, N 17-36 W 2417 feet to a stake and Mrs. Nelson Bush. (15) 14.1 feet from an original Mrs. Abner Henry of the Bloom corner of Charles Tow~; Vhence a- err was a caller on Monday even- long a line parallel to and 10 f~et ing with her sister Mrs. Robert from an original line of Charles Frye Town S 72-24 W 1539.7 feet Miss Mabel Airs of near Wever- to a nail (16) on the center lifle ton was a caller on Wednesday of the N & W Railroad N 30-31 E with Mrs. Julia Vi,ands. 1273.9 feet; N 28-46 E 410 feet; Mr. and Mrs, Donald Hovermale N 25-06 E 309 feet o a nail (19) and Mrs. Ronald Wiles visi,ted on the center line of the N & W friends in Mavtinsburg on Men- Railroad; thence leaving ,the N & day. W. Railroad and running N 72-24 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Shirley at- E 91 feet to a stake (~0) ~n o~qg- tended a supper of the Masons in inal corner of Charles Town; then Shepherdttown Friday night. ce wi.th he original lines of.Char- Mr.-and Mrs. Leonard Frit.ts of los Town S 17-36 E 178 feet, S 22- town were Saturday evening call- I~W 873 feet; S 1.5-06 510 feet; ors with their son Melvin, 72-24 E 595 toot; E 17-36 E Mr." Richard Viands has been 242? feet; N 72,24 ]E 2013 fee,t; ~ on ,~e:sick list for the past two 17-36 E 750 fe~?:t; N,72-24 E 1902 week9 and unable to attend school feet; N 17-36 W 750 feet; N 72-24 Mr. and .~, Cs. Oh!e Johnston and E 870 feet; 'N 17-36 W. 3650 feet da~gh~ ~)nnie were Sunday ev- to ~he poin, t of beg~nrdng, con.cain enir~g c~llerS With her Parents Mr. ing $17.5 acres. . . and .Mrs." Milton Popkins and And, whe~gas, Vhe otmcil. Pr.e, , grs~ddaught~r Joyce.. s0ri~Sed bond:In the pe~,ofl~ive 'Mr.' and Mrs. B4II:~ Viands of H~ndred and 00/I00 ($500.00): D01 Ranson; spent the weekend wit,h IRiS 'to ~ 'ft~r~ished 'by', the .voters his ~sarents. Mr..and "Mrs:" ,Albert wish goodsecurity to pay :the costs Viands Jr, a~d family near the of such election .if a m~,jority of Blonmerv. /. the voters east are against the pro Mrs. Maude SmaNwond rece~-eO ~osed" ohahge ,in bouridary~ and a letter-~f'rom.'her son Master Sgt. W.here~,s,' h;o~d With SUfficient Leo ~ul.lwood t'~t, he had,,..- secttrl:ty and &l~pr0ved was teixder rived "from over seas and had re- edand filed ,wSth ,the city c'lerk, eelved b's disOlarge and would Now,therefore,be it 6rdained by soombe~ home ~o:~ee her. He ex- the M~y0r and city .council of poets to live in Newark. N. J. Charles Town as follows: , Wh~re his son Joe lives ,and also 1-Th~.t the ordinance adopted his,home before He' left for over Ma2ch 23, 1959, be and the same Se~r" is hereby repealed and a, mended. . Lexoy Karns o$ Ha~ers- 2-That .an elotio/x ,be held .in t~)wn, Md., Mr, and Mrs. Travts the mayor's office for the quali- Viand,s and Son Jackie of town fled votex~ of the City of' Char- were Thursday callers With Mr. les Tow~, and for ~,he qualifiied and Mrs Bert Vtands. voters. In the territory sought Oa be Mr. "and Mrs. Tommie Herndon included at the Charles Town, III I I I I l~ I-II~h School building ~sl,tuated on~ I~ig.h Street, In the eastern sub- "'7""-" ..... .'," .:.:.'...,:......-~.,;... .. urbs of Charles Town, on April .~P,:::::.:::i:!:'": 21, 1959, between the hours of ~i:~.~~L~ seven o'clock (7:00) a. m.. and i:!$.:i:i-':.:i:!::: standard time. 3-That council name five t5) qualified voters in ~;he corporate limi,ts of Charles Town to serve as:':":" ified voters wi,thin the ~errltory sought to be changed to serve as eleotlon officers in s~id territory. 4-That the ballots eaxt on such questions, shall lmve Wrl:t~en. or printed on them ,the words: ~OR CHANCRE OF CORPORATE LIMITS AGAINST CHANOE OF CORPORATE LIMITS 5-That notice of such eleotlon be published once a weel~ In the Spirit of Jefferson-Fapmers Advoc a, te, a newspeper of general c~rcul a~ion wlVhln the City of Charles Town and Ohe ~erritory sougl~t ,to be ~.nged in two (2) issues there of, beginning April' 9, 1959, ~nd ending April 16, 1959. C. Y'RANCIS FRIN'rz Clerk N. CARSON Mayor April 9-2T- Look no further for complete property insurance protection If' you've been looking for complete insurance coverage for your home. you'll be in- terested in our "l-Policy" Package. You get fire, theft. liability insurance with one policy .... one premium. You can save money.., or get more protection than with separate policies.., or both. Call us... loday. DR. O. T. REITER FOOT SPECIALIST Will Be in Omdes Tow. AFTERNOON and NIGHT Prom I:00 to 7:00 P. M. 107 South Char l~ Street Itsl~q)tmeotlt Tdephone 515-M Hart~0rd Fire EVERY THURSDAY Insurance Company k of Wa.~i~in2t.on, D. C, ~pc.n~ the SPIRIT OF JEFFER,RONr,m~;~ns weekend with the latters parents 6--B .nnII. THURSDAY, Mr .Melvin and Mrs. Beulah Fritts. Bobby Shirley of Middleway spent two days last week with his Mr. Woody Wiley of Murrell READ TIIE grandmother Mrs. Julia Viands..H,ill spent the weekend with Mr. Bobble had eye trouble and una01e and Mrs. Melvin Tumblin and READ THE SF to go to school but is all O. K. family. now. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins Courtsey may take a little of ~:'-~.~Na~ and grand daughter Joyee o,f Kab your time, but,'in the long run, it ~.~'4/ letown were Friday evening call- may save you more time. ~: ers with M,'. and Mrs. Obie John- ~ seen and daughter Bonnie. Have y01l ever noticed how =,mA~~ ~1~ Mr .and Mrs. Donald Hovermale many people haven't learned tO IIId.l-alJ and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and Davie were in Martinsburg on walk? w~.= Thursday morning. ~ Mrs. Lester Dillow and two "SEVENTH ANNUAL NORTHERN children of the Kabletown Road spent the day Thursday with her FEEDER CALF AND YEARLING sister-in-law Mrs. Buss Stagner Jr. FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1959--1:00 P. M. Mr .and Mrs. Levi" Gray and FARMERS LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, Winchester, Mrs. Nelson Bush attended the 1.500 ANGUS ItEREFORD SltORTIIORN sale of Mr. C. R. Whipp at Mill- STEERS and tIEIFERS ville on Saturday. Calves and Yearlings dehorned, vaccinated for I Mr .and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and Malignant, Edema and ltemmorhagie Septicemia wit daughter Cheryl Lynn of Loud- days of sale date. Heifers from Bangs and T B. Testea dun Heights, Va. spent the week end with her parents Mr. and All cattle will meet interstate shipment. We guaran Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and fam- bred heifers or stags. ily at the Bloomery. NORTHERN VIRGINIA LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS' A Mr. and Mrs. George Jones at- CIATION, INC., Box 440, Winchester, Virginia. tended the Wagaman Sale in Ran son on Saturday. Mrs. Lester Ott and son Michael spent, the day Thursday with her mother Mrs. James Dai]ey. FOR YOUR Visitors in the past week with CRETE NEEII W.. m .. READY MIX CON were Mrs. Mary Frye of Point of ' Rocks, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Buck CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR Dillow and children of Martins- burg. Mrs. Peggy Pringle of Ran- VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. son. Miss Sandy Thomson of Char les Town. KopKe]ican, Nancyand RN LUMBER COMPAHY Betty Kelican of Millville~ "1 i le Plant No. 899 Charles To PITTS-JEFFERSON Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 THEATRE CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Matinee Saturday 2:00 P. M. Matinee Sunday 3:00 P. M. Night 7.:15 & 9:15 P. M. Children 25c Adults 50c Wedne: zlay and Thursday April 8 and 9 SOPHIA LOREN ANTHONY PERKINS Their love a frenzy . . . drivin them to temptation and MURDEI{ ! Fridav and Saturday April 10 and l l RORY CALHOUN invades MODEL LAS-11$ GENERAL ELECTRIC l 1-CUBIC-FOOT REFRIGE with Magnetic Safety-Door and ONLY Full-width Freezer . $92q.95 Twin porcelain vegetable drawers ~t~ 4F Adjustsble, removable door sheNes Sunday,- Monday - Tuesday April 12, 13 and 14 PHONE 2O2 CHARLES TOWN, Sunday Shows:--3 & 8 P. M.i Wednesday and Thursday April 15 and 15 "2" GIANT BOMBSHELI,S BLAST THE SCREEN! A ROLLING WALL OF STEEL THAT GROUND- OUT LIVING HELL! | C0 B NATION jot No. 35 Spreader Alone - - 10,000 Sq. Ft. Turf Builder - $ I ATTAOK I PLUS--- THE STORY OF THE MEN WHO FOUGHT TWICE ! COMBINATION OFFER - - 'CUSTOMER SAVES - - - NOW is the time to see us get your lawn ready for nelmld b7 NTA PHONE CHARLES TOWN, | 73 W# = - -)